The Yorkshire Sculpture Park features around 80 sculptures and installations to see in the open air. The other year we joined a group visit to the park. Some of the works are still on display, but Not Vital’s exhibition ended in 2017. Henry Moore Henry Moore was the first patron of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. He… More Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Back in 2015, we were invited to attend the 800th celebration of Magna Carta at Runnymede. In addition to the celebration and the plaque unveiling by Her Majesty The Queen, the Duke of Cambridge attended the dedication of “The Jurors”, an art installation to celebrate the Magna Carta anniversary. Now there is a… More Magna Carta-inspired art at Runnymede
Are you fed up with “not available in your region” messages? At a time when “Fake News” is everywhere, we need proper journalists passing on verified news. So I’m a bit put out that actual news is being withheld, as if I’m living under some dictatorship or in some autocratic state. I used a number… More Where has the world gone?
Explore areas that tourists don’t usually visit and discover somewhere new. How self guided Treasure Hunts In London work Taking a self guided Treasure Hunts In London adventure is easy. You just download the ClueKeeper app and select which Treasure Hunts in London quest to play. The questions are all on a theme and answers are… More Explore London with a treasure hunt
Where did Father’s Day start? The idea of celebrating Fathers day spread to the UK from America. Some people cite the a church sermon made in West Virginia, USA in 1908 in memory of 362 men killed in explosions at the Fairmont Coal Company mines. However, this was intended as a commemoration, not an annual holiday. Credit… More The History of Fathers Day
Having long narrow feet, I always struggled to find shoes that fit. Consequently, while my friends developed a love of shoe shopping, the whole idea left me cold. Then Sarah Jessica Parker brought her “Manolo’s” into mainstream conversation and suddenly everyone knew about shoes and shoe designers. Killer heels may look fantastic, but what… More Finding the perfect shoes
Do you ever dance like nobody’s watching? The phrase has been attributed to a variety of people including Mark Twain, Satchel Paige, and William Purkey. But who actually started it and why? Quote Investigator give a detailed investigation of who quoted it and who (wrongly) attributed it. They cite songwriters Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh as… More Dance Like Nobody’s Watching